Instagram Reply Option Not Showing or Not Working

On your instagram when you are trying to reply to someone in conversation in instagram chat or DM and when you tap on hold on the message that you want to reply and type and tap on reply or swipe to reply on instagram message reply and reply doesn’t work or swipe to reply doesn’t work, then you can follow these simple solutions here and fix the issue easily and get back instagram reply working in minutes.

Instagram reply or swipe to reply is not showing or not working at all then first thing you need to do is update instagram to latest version and clear cache and clear all data of instagram app and other solutions to fix the issue. 

Why Instagram reply option not showing

If you are using an outdated version of instagram then update instagram to latest version and then check whether vanish mode is enabled or not and if you are using vanish mode then turn off vanish mode and update instagram.

Instagram reply option not showing

Below instagram troubleshooting methods will fix the issue of instagram reply not working or swipe to reply not working at all on instagram chat or conversations.

Update Instagram to Latest Version

Step 1: Open appstore for apple devices or google play store for android device and search for instagram 

Step 2: Tap on update if there is updated version of instagram and update it to latest version.

After updating instagram to laetst verison, then your reply or swipe to reply option will be working fine.

Offload Instagram App

Step 1: Open setting on iphone and tap on general

Step 2: Tap on iPhone storage

Step 3: Find instagram app and tap on it and tap on offload app and wait for instagram app to offload.

Step 4: Now, tap on install button and wait for instagram to reinstall and after reinstall instagram app your issue of reply button not working will be fixed.

Reinstall Instagram app

Find instagram app icon on your home screen and tap on hold on it and select info icon and tap on uninstall and wait for instagram to uninstall and after that you need to reinstall instagram app and then check with reply button in message is working or not.

Report a Problem and Contact Instagram app Support

You need to take screenshot of chat where reply button is not working first.

Step 1: Now, go to instagram app and tap on 3 lines on top right side menu and tap on it

Step 2: Tap on settings and privacy 

Step 3: On bottom tap on help section

Step 4: Tap on report a problem and Tap on report problem without shaking

Step 5: Write your problem here and attach screenshot that you have taken before and tap on send and instagram support will contact your within 24 hours and they will suggest your how to fix reply button not working issues. 

Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari is Senior Content Writer, Author, and Also Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web and She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and (Master of Technology) Mtech from JNTU and is a real time expert. She writes about technology guides and troubleshooting guides (tips and Solutions) and helps users to solve issues easily. She has expertise in this area for more than 5+ years of experience and enthusiastic to provide troubleshooting tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related solutions and easy methods to fix.

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